WorkforceNews on the NHS workforce
The extent of bullying trainee doctors are being exposed to has been revealed by a survey.
A High Court judge has granted a last minute injunction to stop former Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust chief nurse Jan Harry from leaving the Nursing and Midwifery Council register.
The publication of the first national plan for the health workforce has been delayed by Health Education England as discussions with the Department of Health over its budget allocation continue.
Private providers of health service funded care will be granted access to the NHS Pension Scheme under proposals announced today.
Health Education England is to take a lead in managing the national supply of the NHS workforce, starting with a major campaign to tackle a crisis in nursing numbers, HSJ has been told.
At least one medical director has already “fallen on their sword” following a visit from one of the Care Quality Commission’s new inspection teams, the chief inspector of hospitals has said.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council’s decision to caution former Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust chief nurse Jan Harry is being challenged in the High Court on the grounds it is “unduly lenient”.
Some acute hospitals provide a third less nursing care per occupied bed day than their peers, HSJ analysis suggests.
BME Pioneers list celebrates those making an impact on health
Senior NHS managers including chief executives could have their contracts linked to their organisation’s performance in the new Care Quality Commission ratings.
The national nursing strategy for England has “recharged pride”, following the spate of negative publicity that has been aimed at nurses in recent years, according to the chief nursing officer.
Four out of 10 doctors do not think inquiries into NHS failings - such as at Mid Staffs - will have a positive impact on the way their hospital works, according to a survey.
The number of nurses actively choosing to leave their profession has jumped just over a quarter since the coalition government came into power, it has emerged.
All this week HSJ will be looking at what can be done to create a more diverse mix at the top of NHS leadership
Outsourcing giant Serco has asked NHS organisations for help filling vacancies at Suffolk Community Healthcare amid concerns over its performance.
The Care Quality Commission is to get power to investigate board directors of all NHS providers to establish whether they are “fit” to hold the position, it has been announced.
A Manchester trust is involving service users in the selection process
The report demands a female way of leading
Why leadership is a different game to management
Equality law and culture change are both necessary
South Devon Healthcare’s chief on her leadership experiences
Race equality in the NHS: are we moving forward or not?
Sarah Amani says BME staff should create opportunities